Coronavirus Pandemic: Burlingame police officer helping others after COVID-19 recovery

BURLINGAME, Calif (KGO) -- Burlingame police officer Steve Vega was surprised to learn he had novel coronavirus in early March. He was fortunate enough to not have been hospitalized, but recovering at home was not easy.

There were days of tremendous pain and constant fear. However, he did recover and is now trying to help others.

Officer Vega is donating his antibodies in hopes of treating other COVID-19 patients.

Officer Vega spoke with ABC7's Kristen Sze about his journey and why it is so important for him to help others.

Watch ABC7's "Midday Live" every weekday at 11 a.m., right after "The View." You can also stream it live or watch it on the ABC7 News App.

If you have a question or comment about the coronavirus pandemic, submit yours via the form below or here.

Get the latest news, information and videos about the novel coronavirus pandemic here

Copyright © 2021 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.